ADA University starts Chinese language teaching project

By: Sara Rajabova

ADA University and the Confucius Institute under the Baku State University have signed a cooperation agreement that will see the organization of Chinese language classes for ADA students.

The project will also assist in promotion of Chinese language and culture.

The agreement was signed by rector of ADA University, Deputy Foreign Minister Hafiz Pashayev, Hu Fenghua on behalf of the People’s Republic of China and Oktay Jalilbeyli on behalf of Confucius Institute under the Baku State University.

Under the agreement, Confucius Institute teachers will give Chinese language classes to ADA University students, and organize various cultural events for them, including summer and winter schools.

The students will also get an opportunity to receive education in Chinese higher educational institutions.

ADA University is being launched under the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev’s order, which was issued on January 13. ADA University will be established under the Foreign Ministry on the basis of ADA acting under the Foreign Ministry, and the Information Technologies University acting under the ICT Ministry.

ADA, from opening its doors to students in January 2007, has dedicated to preparing innovative global leaders and to promoting useful collaborative research on diplomacy, public and international affairs, business, humanities and sciences, information technologies and system engineering.

The ICT University was established under a presidential order on February 2013, the Year of ICT in Azerbaijan.